CFI Innovation Fund and Research Security Information Sessions

We are writing to invite you to UBC Information Sessions about the CFI Innovation Fund 2025 Competition as well as make you aware of several Information sessions being offered by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) in the next few months

UBC Information Sessions

CFI Innovation Fund 2025 Competition information sessions: Join us for a virtual session to learn about program details based on the draft call released by CFI on April 18th, and information regarding UBC internal processes and support available to current and prospective applicants at UBC.

Please register here for one of the three available sessions ( Friday, May 10, 10-11:30am;  Tuesday, May 28, 2:30-4pm; Monday, July 10, 10-11:30am)


Navigating Research Security Policies for CFI Funding:  Join us for a session delivered by the VPRI Research Security team on research security, the new Policy on Sensitive Technology Research and Affiliations of Concern (STRAC) released by the Government of Canada and how it relates to Canada

Foundation for Innovation (CFI) funding. Please register for one of two sessions available

May 23rd, 2024: 1300 – 1400 hrs

May 30th, 2024: 1300 – 1400 hrs


Information Sessions being offered by the CFI

Research Security webinar: During this webinar, the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) will provide information and answer questions about the implementation of the Government of Canada’s Policy on Sensitive Research and Affiliations of Concern (STRAC) for CFI projects.

English May 27th, 2024

English  May 31st, 2024

French May 29th, 2024; 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM PDT

French  Jun 4,2024; 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM PDT


Information sessions – Innovation Fund 2025: The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) will present the details of the call for proposals for the 2025 competition and provide an opportunity for potential applicants to ask questions at two virtual information sessions. Recordings will be available for those unable to attend.

English June 18, 2024 1 to 2 p.m. (EDT) Register here 

Français 19 juin 2024 13h00 à 14h00 (HAE) Inscrivez-vous ici